Why is healthcare in the US so expensive?
Learn about the basics of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa from Dr. Amol Verma and Dr. Reena Pattani.
Thinking about going into a career in medicine? Dr. El-Sayed has a unique perspective on the field as both an MD and a PhD in epidemiology.
What’s the current state of the US healthcare system? How might it be improved? This policy-oriented podcast segment provides a 20,000 foot overview of the main challenges facing the US healthcare system.
Interested in working in sustainable development? In the second half of their interview, Jisung and John Briscoe discuss careers in the field.
Is there such a thing as a “global water policy”? Or is water primarily a local issue? Jisung Park sits down with noted water expert John Briscoe to discuss these and many other issues.
Why is it that astronauts, upon witnessing the earth from outer space, become systematically inclined to care deeply for the environment and man’s place within it? Frank White and Jisung discuss how the Overview Effect can make a world of difference.
What role does education play in determining the relative wealth of nations? An incredibly vital one, according to Professor Eric Hanushek of Stanford University.
Dr. Alex Wang, Sachin Desai, and Jisung Park discuss prospects for balancing environmental protection and economic growth in China.
Dr. Wen and Jisung discuss concrete steps that both patients and doctors can take to bring back the lost art of correct diagnosis.